The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Release Date - Sep 2, 1988 (USA)  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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In this film, based on the novel by John Nichols, young Wendall Olet (Lukas Haas) is sent to live with his Aunt Sybil (Lea Thompson) and Uncle John (Lance Guest) when is father is called on to fight in World War II. Lonely and unhappy, Wendall harbors the delusion that he possesses amazing powers and becomes involved in some family secrets.

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aunt, boy, childhood-adventures, coming-of-age, family, family-secrets, generation-gap, secrets, small-town, teenagers